Miller, Philip

The practical gardener

Containing plain and familiar instructions for propagating and improving the different kinds of fruit trees, plants, and flowers; with a new gardener's calendar; or, complete directory for performing the different work which may be required in every month throughout the year, in the fruit garden or orchard, hothouse, greenhouse, shrubbery, kitchen garden, flower garden, pleasure ground and nursery. Also, the method of raising timber trees: and the forest guide, or a descriptive account of forest trees. To which are added, improved and explanatory lists of fruits, and other trees, flowering shrubs, evergreens, plants for the kitchen garden, greenhouse, and hothouse, flowers - annual, biannual, and perennial, fibrous rooted, bulbous and tuberous. A practical essay on landscape gardening, and the laying out and embellishing of pleasure grounds, is included in the work. With a treatise on the making of fish ponds, and breeding and rearing of fish
Illustrated by engravings. The principal articles written by Philip Miller, Esq. F. R. S., Gardener to the worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their Botanic Garden at Chelsea, and member of the Royal Academy at Florence. The whole compiled and arranged, and the several improvements and other original matter added by William Shaw, M. D.
Hrsg. v. William Shaw